Annual carbon tax relief grants open for BC greenhouse growers

Eligible greenhouse operators can now apply for carbon-tax relief grants for the 2021 production year. Commercial producers in B.C. who grow vegetables, ornamental flowers or plants, forest seedlings or nursery plants in greenhouses are eligible to apply for the grant if they meet the following criteria: they sold more than $20,000 in goods in 2021; […]

Residents breathe easier with greener heating options

Source: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2022ENV0002-000059 B.C. communities continue to benefit from a provincial program that provides incentives to people replacing wood stoves with cleaner heating options. Through the 2021-22 Wood Stove Exchange Program, 21 communities are receiving funding or have sufficient funding from previous years to continue offering rebates to their residents.“This program provides important information to the […]

Intake for carbon tax relief grants open

Source: https://news.gov.bc.ca/26095 Eligible greenhouse operators can now apply for carbon tax relief grants for the 2020 production year. Commercial producers in B.C. who grow vegetables, ornamental flowers and plants, forest seedlings and nursery plants in greenhouses are eligible to apply for the grant until May 10, 2021, if they: had sales exceeding $20,000 in 2020; […]

NEW – BC: Infrastructure grants provide opportunity to switch to propane

Source: https://www.naylornetwork.com/fum-nwl/articles British Columbia is accepting applications from local governments, Indigenous communities and not-for-profit organizations for nearly $136 million in infrastructure grants to help communities develop resilience in response to COVID-19. This program offers CPA members the opportunity to partner with these three groups to advance switching communities from diesel fuel for heating and power […]

Patio Heater Safety Tips

Knowing how to use patio heaters and open-flame appliances safely will help everyone enjoy outdoor dining well into the fall and winter season – while avoiding the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and fire. View the Guide from the Canadian Propane Association

Propane Winter Preparedness

Winter can mean colder temperatures and a higher demand for energy. Families and businesses that rely on propane can have confidence that Canada’s propane industry is prepared for the season, but it is also important for homeowners to do their part to ensure they are kept warm and safe. View the Guide from the Canadian […]

2019 Carbon Tax Relief Grants Open for Greenhouse Growers

Source: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2019AGRI0014-000200   Applications for carbon tax relief grants for the 2019 production year for eligible commercial greenhouse operators are now open and will be accepted until March 29, 2019. Commercial producers of B.C. vegetables, ornamental flowers and plants, forest seedlings and nursery plants are eligible to apply for the grant, providing they: had sales exceeding […]

Grilling with Propane!

Source: https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/05/15/1503787/0/en/Grilling-with-Propane.html With the May long weekend approaching quickly and summer not far behind, the smell of barbecue is in the air! Nothing says summer more than the smell of burgers grilling on the barbecue.  And what better way to grill than to use low-emission propane. “Although propane can do so much more, most people know it […]